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Boston Evening Globe (Newspaper) - January 4, 1915, Boston, Massachusetts w V I j v More Help Wanted Advertise in tomorrows bring good help and plenty of it Read the Uncle Dudley Editorial Evening Edition VOL LXXXVIINO 4 JANUARY 1915TWELVE nv TUB OLOBB NEWSPAPER PRICE ONE EVENING Liable For Colemans Masters Finding in National Five Directors Were Sued for Farmhand inVermont Probably Shot Wife of Former Employer at St Hon Robert as master in the deal with W they and suit of receiver John Bates of the Na tional City Bank of Cambridge against Edwin et directors of the seeking to hold them liable for the losses of the amount of the defalcation of George its under sentence at the filed a report the iSJiftJeV District Court this r directors were not ityof esides Edwlni the directors 3d were Samuel George David and George The suit was brought in Many hearings were held before Judge Harris as Coleman Too In dealing with these facts as I find them established by the says the for the purpose of determ ining the question of whether or not there was actionable negligence on the part of the or any of It seems to mo that I must take the situa tion as it existed from day to day and Many things that If done would have re vealed Colemans mlscjeeds are things that are now seen for the first after the fact of his defalcations has become So far as Colemans incompetency as a bookkeeper the claim of incom petency rests principally on the fact of his I find as a matter of fact that instead of being he was of more than average skill and bright and was entirely capable of doing his work and that there was no negligence shown in employing He was too facile In matters of book keeping rather than The claim of incompetency against Mr the rests upon the proposition that he should not have allowed Cole man to handle the Clearing House en velopes and the checks inclosed therein jylthout careful and that he personally should have looked at all the checks that came in every day that it was negligence on his part to have left so Important a duty to so young a map without keeping close watch of him and of the entries op his It Is true that ifhe had done so and done so every day Coleman would have been unable to have continued his meth od of I find It is also true that it is not the cashiers duty to post the Individual ledger in addition to the Details Given by One of ST Jan Charles wife of a farmer on the outskirts of this and a laborer on the Wheaton wire shot and killed Doufelas a former employe of the London committed Londonvls believed to been Details tragedy Were Supplied by before he died a 4yearsbld Mrs Wheaton and by Mrs James a neighbor with whom London had board ed for three or four Mrs Kilburn said that London left home early In the morning and returned with his rifle during the On entering London told Mrs TCilbutii that he had killed Lane arid Mrs Kilburn thought he wis joking until he told her that he was gclng to kill himself and commanded her to notify the When neighbors to whom Mrs Kilburn carried the news reached the Wheaton they found Mrs Wheaton dead the door in a front with a bullet through her Lane was found dyingbehind in the Tliewounded man said that Lon don cameto the farm and notified Lane Men Asleep When the Ship las Torrtoei i French Aviators Shed Near general man was employed to hat was what Cole Want advts in the Globe brine best results REAL ESTATE FOR SALE BUSINESS FOR SALE MORE HELP WANTED BOARDERS WANTED Advertise In tomorrows Be BUio to read the Uncle Pudley Editorial Buslness of Bank Not In1 the absence of anything indi cating a change In Colemana or anything to arouse suspicion of Mr I had a right to rely upon Whatever might or may be said as to Mr Earles negligence In allowing Coleman to handle clearinghouse I do not consider that the direc tors waro chargeable with any duty in or making entries on indi vidual or that they were bound o know about such and I find s matter fact that they were not qgjlgent in not knowing what entries vere Golemalt testified as to his manner f getting his checks If he had ot so testified it would have been dlffl If not almost to my to have discovered how the money was I find that the business of the bank vas not and that whatever vas done by the president and the cashier was duly reported at the next meeting of the and that the condition of the bank was duly reported V the cashier at The losses vere not occasioned by mismanagement or reckless or by fraud of any of the Although the records of the bank show only two Instances of a report upon the condition of the bank by com nittees appointed to examine the affairs of the I am and find ipon the evidence that other examina tions were made as a and that they were not negllgen in that If the directors had made an examination at each sto months period and had spread the re sult on the records It would have made no change In the present Cplemans Method a The method adopted by Coleman was a new It was founded on thi theory that he was trusted and conslil ered as competent after several year of experience and trial In thebank as Relying on he do vised his method of Baric the It seems to me that I must elthe hold that confidence Is never justlflei and Is never to be extended to any em nnd that it Is negligent to be de celvea by one to whom cpjlflaenca ha properly extended else hoi and1 betrayed by conduct justified Thelength of time that done v ork Continued on the that ne was going to kill himi Lane rushed into the slamming the door behind London discharged his rifle through the door the bullet entering Lanes According to Mrs Wheatons 4year old the oldest of three children in the house at London came into the kitchen after shooting Lane and told Mrs Wheaton that he had killed the hired manand that her turn had As Mrs Wheaton Crushed Into the front room London shot at but the bullet A second fired through the enteredthe womans A search for London resulted hv the discovery of his body in the Kllburn He had shot himself through the head and evidently had died Mrs Wheaton was the mother of six the youngest of whom was 2 ears Mr at the time f the was driving the three dest children to London came here about a year ago nd worked for Wheaton until four lonths when he went to board at Wrs and Lane took his place n the The belief that he was insane wan rerfgthened by the statement of Mrs Cllburn that for the past two or three ABOUT HALF RUSSIAS GUNSATMDEN Entire American Army Has That Gardner Says It Gould Not Guard City CRITICISES LONG CLOSING OF BRIDGE Metropolitan Park Board Attacked Asks Gov Walsh for Public Hearing About Wellington talked about the incoherent he had Vheatons In a He was accustomed to visit he Wheatons every anc paid Is usual visit When he first ame he said that he had kept n otel at Shin Me London was IS Mrs Wheaton was and ittne was v Clarence Rowley has sent along Jan Representa tive urging his proposal to vestigate the military preparedness of the told the House Military Af fairs Committee today that the entire field and of the United States today owns littlfe more than half of the number of guns Russia had at the battle of Gardner had a series of lively passages with members of the commit which he arraignedfor not moning Maj Gens Wood and to get their views on He quoted ngures at length to show that w the combined force of regulars and Naj Medford or OF THE HOG AN FAMILY Objection Made to Their Changing Petition by Society for Preservation of New England A parody on the famous warsong of leltertVoov dated inthe under the title Its a which criticises the Metropolitan Ions way to the name of might Park Commission in connection with the destruction by lire on June 6 of of the Wellington Atty RjHvley says that the bridge might have been placed a temporary structure at a cost of few hundred dollars within a few but that instead the commis1 sioners saw fit to close the road travel and compel citizens to make long de tour over rough and narrow roads be in order for Edward Hogan and fn rally of Westland Back who are now confronted with another objec tion to their petition in the Probate that their name be changed to The latest barrier is furnished by that noble respecter of history and the Society for the of New England for which Lynde through the thickly settled portions of I a Boston this morn THE i ted i t a t e s Weather Bureau forecasts For Boston and Its vicinity with slowly rising temper ature tonight and Tues day moderate variable I1 For Southern New England and Eastern New York Partly cloudy slight ly warmer except in extreme southeast por tion Tueday fair and warmer light north east to east For Northern New England Fair to night and Tuesday somewhat Guardsmen would form a battle line 65 miles only twothirds of the way around Greater New and compared with European Na the equipment of Held guns of the Unitod States Army Is Can Feed Only Eight Gardner said he understood a con fidential report at the War Department one of the observers in Europe SOiiie of the French field guns shot n way 600 or 600 rounds in a Eight American field he could shoot avtay ammunition as fast as the Government arsenals could make he irmy officers not to volunteer any and that he doubtless was shifting Temperatures at 8 a m 4 below 6 below Nantucket 28 New 22 28 Chi Highland 8 a m Wind north five partly cloudy 12 Boston Sam Inches 18 highest 31 lowest last 17 hu wind northwest eight The The thermometer at Thompsons Spa records the temperature up to 3 p m as follows 3 a B a 8 a 12m 101I 1011 in sympathy with the White Mr Rowley says that if he Is correctly at least one human life has been sacrificed upon this He Whether or not the burning of this bridge was caused by negligence on the part of it is plain that the failure for sevenmonths to re open the highway to public travel is due to inexcusable or on the part of those in The of the surface of the roadH in many parts of the park system ing filed notice of his appearance in On Jan 20 the and the mans and the dontwantunymore Homans will light it out at a hearing before the Meanwhile the society which Mr Sullivan represents is stating its objections to the indiscriminate adop tion of old names by new citizens of this We are not directing our efforts against Mr Hogan in declared Mr Sullivan this Our society opposed to new citizens coming Jan mem bers of the crew of the battleship sunk In the English by a German mine or sub marine early New Years give graphic accounts of the They relate that when the explo sion at in the morn 500 men were Their hammocks and bunks were jerked several inches upward by the The explosion missed the magazine by only 10 but it entered the dynamo room and put all the electric lighting and the wireless out of The captain of the ac cording to was on deck all the time until the vessel When the order was given for all hands to come on the men swarmed saluting the officers as they passed Many were almost without Two minutes after the first alarm was given the engine room was flooded and the supply of steam This was the worst blow of because with steam the For midable might have been able to make absence of steam also made the work of getting the boats out very The was soon tilted at an angle that made j it difficult for the men to retain their ing a Zeppelin shed under construc tion and killing several German sol RUSSIANS CAPTURE 5700 TURKS IN CAUCASIA Jan An official com munication from the Russian general staff In the Caucasus gives details the lighting in the regipn of Sari in The state ment follows In the resion of Sari Kiunysh on Jan 1 the gran oatue obvlouily Of I irl to qur continues to The how oifer an obstlnata the 15th Regiment of in fantry almost including the commander and 50 The total ol Continued on tlie Second To sell sup advertise in the Globes Poultry and Pigeon Globe advts make is Holes which might bo here and Indiscriminately assuming good repaired by a man with a names that have some historical im a hoe and K little receive no I portance in the We dont be attentlon until they enlarge so that the that such names as Myles DR MCCOLLOPS RESIGNS AS CITY HOSPITAL HEAD The resignation of Or John Mc superintendent and medical di ector of the City has been ecelved by the hospital the in accordance with the wishes of Dr to take effect at the end of the fiscal Dr being a will be retired on half a year In his letter of stated that Some time ago he had an op eration performed upon one of his with the hope of being able to resume his duties His eye improved so that he felt that he would not be able to take up his djitles and accordingly tendered his ves The hospital In a letter of ac ceptance to Dr regretted that his health compelled him to take this and placed him in the front rank of the benefactors of Mayor Curloy said ho would approve the pension papers right away nnd did BO within the Big Record of Chemical Chemical 1 from st responded to alarms In eatab lishlng ft department record and bieak Ing the company running En gine in the Hamjj auorterB with the whole surface arid then the road Is closed and resurfaced at u tre mendous presumably under con VIr Rowley goes on to say lie is In formed that the price paid by the com mission for one purchases of which run into thousands ot is three times as great as the price at which a business man can buy the same He claims that It is apparent thuro is a reckless expenditure of public a policy and thut there a condition ol in Incompetency anil mlsman and that the pepple are re to which they are In Atty Rowley says I do mu make any secret charges and want no man removed from office without Urst giving him nn opportunity to meet hln accusers face to A Iff Rowley requests that uov alsh give a public hearing on thft FOUND DEAD IN Letter Carrier Climbs on Coping of Sortiervillfi House to Reach the Body of Charles Charles 82 years died suddenly of heart failure this forenoon in the bathroom of the home of Mr and Urn Charles with whom he ill Porter Mrs Tiler found the bathroom door locked and was unable get any after knocking and William Ellery Cotton Mather and others be taken by any citi zens who have not naturally inherited them from and it is my per sonal opinion that no person should be allowed to assume the name of any other citizen now Our attention1 was culled to this mat ter just a year and at that time we to draw up a petition to the Legislature to change the existing law requiring that in case of it change of name being asked the historical societies within the county be notified of the change If they have previously re quested This bill is now being pre Now ns to the Hosan We are not directly opposed to Mr Hogun get ting the desired change In and our stand In the court will be in favor neither iOf Mr Hogan or Mr Robert Ho mans or any one What we want to do IB to Impress on the public our at titude in general toward changes In names to those that have some historical and we didnt think we ought to lose this As for Mr If can be shown to us that his name has historical then we would but I understand that the latest application is that the haino bo called letter carrier George who was passing He climbed along a coping outside the see Contlunea on tlio Third chemical had 648 ll Sec McAdoo at San Francisco SAN jan and Mrs William McAdoo were guests of honor at a luncheon arranged for today by of ficials of the Panama aclllc Later they made a trip over the exposi tion They ariived last night from San where the Secretary represented President Wilson at the opening of the PanamaCalifornia Ex New Years Is Orders were given to mane and soon the men were tearing up the decks and bringing all available furniture from below for this pur The ships carpenters impro vised rafts by the While the second cutter was being launched another explosion oc curiously served to lengthen the warships life She had tilted to a terrifying angle and it seemed as though she might capsize at any Jiut the rush of water into the port side haa the effect of balancing her though rho laid lower in the A large percentage of those saved wore patent inflatable which are described as more effective than life The Foruiidables end was hurried by the fact that she was struck three times by terrific seas within tue space of a FRENCH AIRMEN DESTROY A ZEPPELIN SHED Jan 4 to an Amsterdam dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph French aviators dropped several bombs in the vicinity of Brussels partly destroy SAVED WITHOUT FEELING IT By the 1014 Members of the CHRISTMAS CLUB They Cot Interest You May Join NOW For 1915 and Get Your Share Next DECEMBER The Christmas Savings Club Plan has solved for the man on a salary the problem of sure and easy people in Greater Boston tried the plan last IB ono of the most notable and encour aging movements of the or deposited every week for 50 weeks brings a Christmas check with interest next Christ CosmopolitanTrust 70 DovoiiHliire Open all tUla weuk till WEATHER
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